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The past and promise of Cassini’s legacy

Cosmos Magazine - Fri 14 Jun 19

Almost two years after it ended, NASA’s most successful probe is still proving answers, and generating fresh questions. Richard A Lovett reports.

Cassini reveals new sculpting in Saturn rings

Phys.org - Fri 14 Jun 19

As NASA's Cassini dove close to Saturn in its final year, the spacecraft provided intricate detail on the workings of Saturn's complex rings, new analysis shows.

Scientists describe 'propellers, waves and speckles' in close-up views of Saturn's spectacular rings

ABC Science - Thu 13 Jun 19

Saturn's rings are a complex mix of stripes, speckled textures and other odd features that appear to be sculpted by the planet's moons. ...

Propellers, Waves, and Gaps: Cassini’s Last Looks at Saturn’s Rings

Discover Magazine - Thu 13 Jun 19

Cassini's view of Saturn on January 2, 2010. (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute) Since Cassini plunged into Saturn’s atmosphere in 2017, ending its 13-year mission, scientists ...

Propellers, waves, and gaps: Cassini's last looks at Saturn's rings, Astronomy.com - Thu 13 Jun 19

A last close-up of Saturn’s rings reveals the mark of its moons

Nature News - Thu 13 Jun 19

Nature, Published online: 13 June 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-01849-5Despite their small size, some of the planet’s moons create clumps and ripples in its brilliant halo.

The origin of Saturn's rings and moons

Science Now - Thu 13 Jun 19

Close-range remote sensing of Saturns rings during Cassinis ring-grazing orbits and Grand Finale

Science Now - Thu 13 Jun 19

Saturn’s rings are an accessible exemplar of an astrophysical disk, tracing the Saturn system’s dynamical processes and history. We present close-range remote-sensing observations ...

Saturn's moon Mimas, a snowplow in the planet's rings

Phys.org - Tue 11 Jun 19

The Solar System's second largest planet both in mass and size, Saturn is best known for its rings. These are divided by a wide band, the Cassini Division, whose formation was poorly understood ...

Saturn's moon Mimas, a snowplough in the planet's rings, Eurekalert - Tue 11 Jun 19

NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Shows New Sculpting in Saturn’s Rings

Geek.com - Fri 14 Jun 19

Saturn is known for its complex rings and NASA’s Cassini spacecraft unveiled more details on their intricate textures, colors, and temperatures. Even though Cassini’s mission concluded ...

Saturn's moons may have 'sculpted' its famous rings, new study suggests

USA today - Thu 13 Jun 19

They're the solar system's most iconic feature, but how and when Saturn's rings formed have remained a mystery for centuries.       

Origins of Saturn's rings are uncovered thanks to data from NASA's Cassini probe

Daily Mail - Thu 13 Jun 19

An international team, including experts from the Carl Sagan Center for the Study of Life in the Universe and Queen Mary University of London, have been studying data captured by Cassini.

Yes, Saturn's Rings Are Awesome — NASA's Cassini Showed Us Just HOW Awesome.

SPACE.com - Thu 13 Jun 19

When the solar system decided it liked Saturn and wanted to put a ring on it, it put together the most stunning, complex puzzle ring possible.

Cassini flyby data of Saturn's C ring prompts plateau puzzlement

Newswise - Fri 14 Jun 19

Spectral information about Saturn's rings sent by NASA's Cassini spacecraft nearly two years ago was intended to uncover definitive scientific answers. Instead, it triggered more questions about ...